Mauro Icardi has enjoyed a return to top form since moving to Paris Saint-Germain on loan from Inter, much to Thomas Tuchel's delight.
With rumours swirling about Xavi's potential return to Barcelona, Omnisport looks at other returning heroes.
After beating sixth-tier side Linas-Montlhery in the round of 64, PSG were handed a tougher task in Lorient next in the Coupe de France.
Monaco looked to be heading for defeat when Reims got a late penalty, but Benjamin Lecomte saved it and Keita Balde Diao snatched the win.
Robert Moreno was accused of being "disloyal" by Luis Enrique but is keen to move on after taking up a role with Monaco.
Despite a recent upturn in Ligue 1 results, Monaco have sacked Leonardo Jardim and installed Robert Moreno as his replacement.
Unai Emery has been out of work only a matter of weeks but already the former Arsenal boss is being linked with jobs - Monaco the latest.
Arsenal have been linked to Napoli's Dries Mertens and Bayer Leverkusen forward Kevin Volland ahead of the January transfer window.
Real Madrid reportedly know it is unlikely they will be able to sign Paul Pogba when the transfer window opens next month.
New Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is the latest in a long line of Arsene Wenger proteges to become a boss.